|Belinda Studwick in peacock fashion.|
The feathers from a peacock are fairly flexible making it easy for most women to create a hat band out of them. Generally, they attach several feathers together and then circle the feathers around the crown of the hat. A plain straw sunhat or a floppy felt hat looks all the more fashionable with a band made out of these colorful feathers. Some women even create a band of these feathers for each of the different styles of hats that they have in their wardrobe!
Highlighting the Color of a Hat
One of the things that make these feathers so popular is that they are available in many different colors and designs. So, a woman can either match a feather to a hat or choose a feather in a color that complements the color of a hat. Most women appreciate all of the creative choices they have when it comes to enhancing the look of their hats.
Dressing Up a Traditional Hat
These types of feathers are ideal for many styles of hats. For instance, a woman can add some flair to a plain, black beret by attaching a green and blue peacock feather to it. The feather could be long and wave in the breeze. Or, it may be a short feather that simply accents the hat making it look more elegant.
Another traditional hat such as a cloche can be dressed up with the simple addition of a feather on its crown or brim. There are many women who like to put their own twist on the look of a traditional hat.
Finally, a woman who uses these feathers to accent a hat is following along with a classic trend. In the 19th century, women wore hats that featured one beautiful peacock feather or a gathering of them. These feathers can make a hat look exotic and elegant at the same time.